January 25, 1915 ~ July 21, 2003
In Orange, July 21, 2003, Mary Florence Hardt, 88, of Union Ave., West Haven, wife of Frederick T. Hardt, mother of Rev. Philip F. Hardt and his wife, Vineeta of Riverdale, NY, sister of Helen DiLeonardo of New Haven, Dorothy Coombs of Meriden and the late Angela Roberts, Joseph, Ben and Frank P. Tatta. She was born in Brockton, MA, Jan. 25, 1915 a daughter of the late Luigi and Rosa Carozza Tatta. She was a graduate of State Teachers College and taught in the West Haven School System for 20 years and retired in 1969. She was a 50 year member of the First United Methodist Church of West Haven. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven, Thurs., July 24 at 10:30 a.m. Funeral service will be at the First United Methodist Church, West Haven at 11 a.m. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Interment in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of the First United Methodist Church, 89 Center St., West Haven, CT 06516.